Prior her position with the Southwest Florida Women’s Foundation Mary worked at the United Way of Collier County as an Office Manager and as an Assistant Buyer at OfficeMax Corporate Headquarters. She also spent many years in Food and Beverage industry in large corporate Hotels, as the Director of Sales and Catering and ran a home-based business in embroidery and sewing.
Mary spearheaded the event planning and marketing of annual fundraisers which helped over 300 women in the past thirteen years raised $100,000 with proceeds benefiting Cleveland charities. Mary has had the opportunity to be that stay at home mom, with her 2 daughters actively involved in fundraising for school events and being on both the PTO and CYO Board of Directors.
Mary and her family reside in Naples originally from the West Side of Cleveland. Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts Major Business Minor from Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, OH.